Danielle Rago

design journalist

Guest

Curator and writer about contemporary art, architecture and design, based in New York and Los Angeles. She is also a DJ, or design journalist, reporting for DnA.

Danielle Rago on KCRW

Danielle Rago meets ASHKAHN, the studio and company of artist and designer Ashkahn Shahparnia, who brings a surf/punk/beach culture aesthetic to a range of products.

LA Designer: ASHKAHN Brings Beach Culture Vibe to Sunny Designs

Danielle Rago meets ASHKAHN, the studio and company of artist and designer Ashkahn Shahparnia, who brings a surf/punk/beach culture aesthetic to a range of products.

from Design and Architecture

DnA DJ Danielle Rago is also a curator of design and architecture events. Her latest takes place this weekend and involves a free, self-driving tour of some of key architectural…

Conceptual Tour of Classic L.A. Houses Includes Treasure Hunt for Critical Postcards

DnA DJ Danielle Rago is also a curator of design and architecture events. Her latest takes place this weekend and involves a free, self-driving tour of some of key architectural…

from Design and Architecture

DnA “DJ” Danielle Rago is also a curator with a keen interest in “the shifting role of the institution and media, and how contemporary architecture and its public is…

When in Doubt, Create Your Own Exhibit: Young Designers Take Their Show on Road Sunday

DnA “DJ” Danielle Rago is also a curator with a keen interest in “the shifting role of the institution and media, and how contemporary architecture and its public is…

from Design and Architecture

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Films like “Palmer,” released on Apple+ in late January, are redefining how global audiences understand gender constructs in previously unthinkable ways.

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